Tag: Malawi Politics

Mec Calls For Voter Registration

Mec Calls For Voter Registration

Politics
Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has appealed to registered voters to verify their details in the voters’ roll as the third phase of the voter verification exercise starts today. The third phase of the exercise will cover Mangochi , Balaka , Machinga , Zomba , Chiradzulu, Mulanje, Phalombe, Thyolo and Luchenza Municipality and is expected to end on December 30. In a statement yesterday, MEC chief elections officer Sam Alfandika also encouraged registrants to visit the centres where they had registered. He urged political party leaders to mobilise their supporters to go and verify their details in large numbers before the exercise closes so that they take part in the May 21 2019 Tripartite Elections. Said Alfandika: “The commission is also appealing to all candidates and polit
South Africa-based Malawian Launches Political Party

South Africa-based Malawian Launches Political Party

Politics
South African-based Malawian, Sally Kumwenda has launched a political party which she has named Leadership with Compassion (LCP). However, the party suffered a shock when only 15 people turned up for the launch of the party at Korea Garden Lodge in Lilongwe. Its colors are gold and green. Kumwenda, who is studying for her doctorate degree at Wits University, will be regarded as founder and president of the party . LCP will be a 56th political party to be registered in the country since the dawn of multiparty democracy. Kumwenda said LCP stands to change Malawi for the better but in a unique way “few have braved to tread on” “There is too much hatred towards each other especially in the political arena. People are always fighting each other and by looking at all these, it all zeroes in
If Malawian Political Parties Were Sports Personalities

If Malawian Political Parties Were Sports Personalities

Arts
DPP:........ Floyd Mayweather Jr........Amamvetsa anthu kuwawa. Some people think his victories are staged MCP. ......Ichocho. .......Has a good following, always comes second and claims he was robbed UDF. ......Asafa Powell........A dominant sprinter until Usain Bolt came along. Reduced to Usain's training partner and relay race teammate AFORD. ......Esau Kanyenda. .......Should have retired by now PP. ......Michael Carrick. ......The captain doesn't play.John Pen